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THE demand from unscrupulous lorry operators who overload their vehicles to get maximum returns has led to the mushrooming of I>Tontos/I>, who rake in more than RM1mil every month. With such a lucrative trade, the I>Tontos/Ihave resorted to hiring thugs to 'protect their interests' by intimidating enforcement officers.
In the westerns, the Lone Ranger has a sidekick, Tonto, who follows him everywhere, saving his scalp whenever he gets into a scrap trying to preserve the law. In Malaysia, real-life Tontos exist, but theyhave quite the opposite role. DEVID RAJAH, who went on an operation with Road TransportDepartment officers, gives an insight into how the Tontos operate.
Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail is not an easy man to catch. But he was more than willing to discuss several issues in depth and the need for changes in the Malaysian mindset,writes SHAILA KOSHY,in the first of a two-part interview.